Forex trading

Looking for a competitive FX (forex) trading account?

We’ve compiled a table of the leading forex trading providers. Here you can easily compare the different offers, and apply for a forex trading account right away.

Company Spread Avg spread Leverage ratio 1: Trade min Account min 24 Hour trading Demo account Apply

ETX Capital

Variable 0.6 pips 200 £0.10 £100
Y
yes
Y
yes
Apply

Core Spreads

Cloud trade fixed, MT4 variable from 0.6 pts 100 0.01 £0
Y
yes
Y
yes
Apply

24option

Variable 400 24 £500
Y
yes
Y
yes
Apply

London Capital Group

Floating starts from 0.6 1:300 1 contract £0
Y
yes
Y
yes

City Index

Fixed 1 point 20:1 to 400:1 25p £0
Y
yes
Y
yes
Apply

FxPro

Variable 0-3 pips 500 £1,000 £100
Y
yes
Y
yes

Moneycorp Markets

Variable 3 - 4 pips 100 £100,000 £10,000
N
no
Y
yes

Tradefair

Variable 2 - 5 pips 200 1 contract £0
Y
yes
Y
yes

TD Waterhouse

Variable 2 - 5 pips 200 1 contract £0
N
no
N
no

Selftrade

Variable 2 - 6 pips 10 1 contract £0
Y
yes
Y
yes

NatWest

Variable 2 - 5 pips 200 £10,000 £200
Y
yes
Y
yes

Internaxx

Variable 1 - 5 pips 10 1 contract £0
N
no
Y
yes

Barclays

Variable 2 - 5 pips 100 £50,000 £5,000
Y
yes
N
no

CMC Markets

Variable 0.9 (EUR/USD) 200 0.01 units £0
Y
yes
Y
yes
Apply

GFT

Variable 1 - 5 pips 400 1 contract £120
Y
yes
Y
yes

XTB

Fixed & Variable 0 - 2.8 pips 100 £10,000 £500
Y
yes
Y
yes

InterTrader Direct

InterTrader copmany logo
variable 1 pip 100 1 contract £1,000
Y
yes
Y
yes
Apply

IG

Variable EUR/USD: 0.75 30:1 UK
30:1 EU ESMA
200:1 Australia
£1 for spread betting and $1 for CFD trading £150
Y
yes
Y
yes
Apply

Forex.com

Variable 1.3 - 2 pips 400 £1,000 £250
Y
yes
Y
yes

eTorro

Fixed 2 - 5 pips 400 £2 £35
Y
yes
Y
yes

Accendo Markets

Variable 1 - 5 pips 100 1 contract £1,000
Y
yes
Y
yes

RBS

Variable 2 - 5 pips 200 £10,000 £200
Y
yes
N
no

Spreadex

Fixed 2 - 5 pips 100 1 contract £0
Y
yes
N
no
Apply

Saxo Capital Markets

Variable 1 - 5 pips 200 £10,000 £5,000
Y
yes
Y
yes
Apply

FP Markets

Variable 1 - 3 pips 100 £10,000 £1,000
Y
yes
Y
yes


Important information about this page: We've done our utmost to make this table as comprehensive as possible, including as many service providers as we can. We provide this free of charge. In order to fund this service we make it easy to apply directly from this page to providers that may give our group a referral fee should you choose to use their service. Rest assured this does not affect the cost to you for using any of these service providers. We do not recommend a particular service and you should always select the service that's right for you. We regularly check the accuracy of the information in the tables, however if you spot something that is not correct or feel there is a leading service provider missing, please contact us.


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